...I LOVE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE...
On the 14th of each month, a significant and unique neon work will be auctioned on Ebay to the highest bidder. A
reserve price of only £300 has been placed for the 60cm high text that
spells out the lyrics "...I LOVE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE..." taken from Barry White's rendition of the Billy Joel classic.
art project by artists Victoria Lucas and Richard William Wheater, entitled '12
Months of Neon Love', began on St Valentines Day 2011. A sequence of
twelve quotes will be presented over twelve months in large red neon
text. Visible from the railway, the work is erected on the roof of the
Neon Workshops studio in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
12 Months of Neon Love is
formed using lyrical statements borrowed from well-known songs that
feature the many configurations of love. Expressions of intimacy,
adoration and heartbreak are visually re-presented to an unsuspecting
audience going about their everyday lives. For more information on the
project, as well as additional images, visit
will be bidding for the neon text only. Power supply, cables, and
installation can be arranged for an additional fee. Please contact Neon
Workshops at email@example.com for a quote. We can also provide a
quote for the design, manufacture, and install of the supporting
structure shown in the photograph.
60cm high 12mm clear glass tubing, filled with red neon gas.
The install in the photograph was powered using 4 x 9KV and 25mA
neon power supplies.
We will ship this item worldwide for the following postage and packaging costs:
UK: £35.00 (Royal Mail Next Day Recorded Delivery)
Mainland Europe: £120.00 (Royal Mail Global Priority)
Other Locations across the Globe: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote.
We are indebted to the expertise of neon maker Julia Bickerstaff and her support in kind at Neon Workshops.